IBB - Nasdaq Biotechnology

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Alternative ETFs in the Health & Biotech Equities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
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Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The index is a modified capitalization weighted index that includes securities of The NASDAQ Stock Market listed companies that are classified as either biotechnology or pharmaceutical. The securities also meet other eligibility criteria determined by The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., including a minimum market capitalization of $200 million and an average daily trading volume of at least 100,000 shares. The index is given a semi-annual ranking review to ensure that all components are still able to meet the criteria for inclusion.

Realtime Rating

IBB - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

IBB is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate NASDAQ Biotechnology Index. The index is a modified capitalization weighted index that includes securities of The NASDAQ Stock Market listed companies that are classified as either biotechnology or pharmaceutical. The securities also meet other eligibility criteria determined by The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., including a minimum market capitalization of $200 million and an average daily trading volume of at least 100,000 shares. The index is given a semi-annual ranking review to ensure that all components are still able to meet the criteria for inclusion.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for IBB on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Health & Biotech Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

IBB Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A XLV
Expenses B FHLC
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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IBB In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for IBB and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

IBB - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Oct 02, 2014
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Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep IBB is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
IBB Rank:
IBB 119
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
IBB Rank:
IBB 58.83%
Category Low
Category High

IBB Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 94.48%
International Stocks 5.42%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.0%
Other 0.1%

IBB Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Health Care 99.9%
Financial Services 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Industrials 0.0%
Consumer Cyclical 0.0%
Basic Materials 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Technology 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

IBB Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 34.39%
Large 24.64%
Medium 22.07%
Small 10.1%
Micro 8.69%

IBB Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 94.48%
Europe 5.36%
Asia (Emerging) 0.06%
Japan 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%

IBB Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.84%
Emerging 0.06%

IBB Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 94.48%
United Kingdom 1.88%
Ireland 1.54%
Germany 1.19%
Spain 0.75%
China 0.06%
Other 0.1%
Expense

IBB - Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of IBB to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
IBB Rank:
IBB 0.48%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in IBB

IBB is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 3 other ETFs in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

IBB - Performance

This section shows how IBB has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
IBB Rank:
IBB 8.82%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
IBB Rank:
IBB 4.47%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
IBB Rank:
IBB 13.68%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
IBB Rank:
IBB 29.16%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
IBB Rank:
IBB 27.40%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
IBB Rank:
IBB 36.90%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
IBB Rank:
IBB 199.10%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
IBB Rank:
IBB 281.61%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

IBB - Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of IBB relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

IBB - Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of IBB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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P/E Ratio
IBB Rank:
IBB 27.89
Category Low
Category High

As of Oct 24, 2014

Dividend

IBB - Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of IBB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
IBB Rank:
IBB 0.16%
Category Low
Category High

As of Oct 24, 2014

Technicals

IBB - Technicals

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IBB Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of IBB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

5 Day Volatility
IBB Rank:
IBB 43.39%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
IBB Rank:
IBB 28.61%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
IBB Rank:
IBB 22.99%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
IBB Rank:
IBB 21.53%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
IBB Rank:
IBB -1.66
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
IBB Rank:
IBB 20.77%
Category Low
Category High

IBB Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $269.88
  • 60 Day MA: $268.00
  • MACD 15 Period: 19.81
  • MACD 100 Period: 26.69
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 0.29
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 0.29
  • RSI 10 Day: 71
  • RSI 20 Day: 63
  • RSI 30 Day: 60
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 71

IBB Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $246.37
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $290.26
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $253.25
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $285.94
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $256.51
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $284.91

IBB Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $284.74
  • Support Level 2: $280.72
  • Resistance Level 1: $290.84
  • Resistance Level 2: $292.92

IBB Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 80.02
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 90.28
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 70.57
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 78.38
Fact Sheet

IBB - Fact Sheet

Fact sheets are issued by the ETF provider and framed by ETFdb.com. Information contained within the fact sheet is not guaranteed to be timely or accurate.

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